Tooth Sensitivity Issues Can Be Improved by a Basic Fluoride Treatment

On a microscopic level, your tooth enamel is made up of microscopic mineral crystal structures. The density of these minerals is what enables your teeth to be strong enough to bite, chew and grind hard foods. Poor oral hygiene and high consumption of acidic foods and beverages can gradually erode the mineral density of your… Read more »

Oral Hygiene: The Four Reasons Why You Should Floss

If you want to maintain good oral health and a pristine smile, you need to remember to floss at least once a day. Flossing is vital for your teeth and gums, but do you ever wonder why? If so, our team is more than happy to help you! There are many reasons why flossing is… Read more »

Get Crowns in One Visit

The process of getting crowns is often a long one. Between the initial appointment, wearing the uncomfortable temporary crown, and waiting on the dental lab to create your custom-fitted crown, it can take several weeks. That’s why we decided to invest in CEREC® – it’s a revolutionary way to give patients crowns, and other ceramic… Read more »

The Different Types of Mouthguards that Can Protect Your Smile

Are you ever afraid of injuring or knocking out your teeth when you participate in contact sports and activities? If so, our team is happy to help you protect your smile while you are active! We strongly recommend wearing a high-quality mouthguard during any activity that has a high risk of hard, forceful objects hitting… Read more »

Advancements in Toothpaste

We all know that brushing your teeth twice a day is imperative for our oral health, but many people do not know how toothpaste came to be. Different forms of toothpastes have been around for thousands of years. Let’s explore the history and development of toothpaste together. Around 5000BC, the Egyptians started to use a… Read more »

Teeth Whitening: Things to Be Aware Of

Many people are not satisfied with the appearance of their smile. Some are even embarrassed to smile. Of all the ways to beautify a smile, the most requested procedure is teeth whitening. In 2010, Americans spent over 15 billion dollars whitening their teeth. So, if you feel that your smile is lacking some sparkle, you’re… Read more »

Why Your Kids Need Sports Guards

Between registering your kids for football, soccer, or baseball, you’re likely buried under a mountain of forms and checks to write. Not to mention your kids will need new shoes, shorts, pads, helmets, and bats to participate in their chosen sports. However, one piece of gear often overlooked by parents are sports guards. These are… Read more »

An Oral Cancer Screening For Early Detection

At the end of your routine dental checkup and cleaning Dr. conducts a basic oral cancer screening. Early detection of oral or pharyngeal cancer will greatly increases the chances of successful treatment. The ADA estimates that 1 in 92 adults will develop some form of oral or pharyngeal cancer. Even though the average age of… Read more »

Tartar vs. Plaque

When it comes to dentistry, there are a few terms and phrases that can be confusing. For instance, you’ve probably heard of plaque and tartar—but do you know what the differences actually are? Plaque is made of bacteria containing food particles and saliva. Plaque usually forms around your teeth. Fortunately, plaque is soft and sticky,… Read more »

Common Oral Hygiene Tips to Better Maintain Your New Bridge

The bridge installed by our dentists completely restores the structure and appearance of your lost tooth. Even though the bridge is made from materials that are not subject to tooth decay, it will still need consideration in your daily oral hygiene routine to maximize its potential lifespan. Hardened tartar buildup near the gum line significantly… Read more »